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Case Studies

Food Packaging

Set-up cartons proceed to the hand-load conveyor for gentle, manual top-loading of baked goods.
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Top-load cartoning cuts line jams and packaging waste

Baked goods company increases cartoning line speeds and makes more efficient use of packaging personnel and materials.
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Clear PP container for goat's cheese.
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PP container showcases goat's cheese

Highly-transparent Ppure polypropylene containers have been chosen by leading Dutch goat’s cheese manufacturer Bettinehoeve for a range of its successful products.
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Shaped candy boxes get chocolates back on gifting radar

Cadbury introduces brightly decorated boxes shaped in flower and heart designs for its chocolate pralines, positioning them perfectly for gift giving.
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Two-part PS container allows for 'amplified' yogurt experience

New Chobani Flip line features flavored yogurt paired with mix-ins, in a ‘flippable,’ two-part container decorated with bright colors and authentic ingredient imagery.
Williams-Sausage breakfast-sandwiches-moving-through-the-shrink-wrapper
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Streamlined shrink wrapping of breakfast sandwiches

Tennessee country pork sausage processor’s redesigned, upgraded system doubles throughput, maximizes line uptime, and provides long-term ROI.
IMPROVED FRESHNESS & SALES. Bean sprouts packaged in the oxygen barrier film bags have yielded prolonged product freshness and increased sales.
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Freshness extension for fresh produce

Laser film perforation technology helps control oxygen transmission rates in bean sprout bags, protecting product color and odor.
The key to the Oven Perfect film specifications is that the thermoform plus lid stock become the best possible cooking vessel for the meat cut inside.
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Smithfield division launches pork in thermoformed cook-in packs

Backed by an aggressive ad campaign featuring a James Brown Motown classic, Farmland Foods’ Oven Perfect packaging has convenience written all over it.
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Windowed bag reveals jerky has nothing to hide

All-natural beef and pork jerky product is launched in a 3-oz, flexible film pouch with a window that showcases the product’s handcrafted appeal.
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Clever cows are brand ambassadors for U.K. froyo brand

U.K. frozen yogurt brand Yoomoo conveys a fun and quirky personality through the use of whimsical cow illustrations on its range of take-home froyo tubs.
Hot-fill PET container holds 16 oz of barbecue sauce marketed by Old South Foods.
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16-oz hot-fill PET for BBQ sauce

Copacker Old South Foods’ first use of PET delivers glass-like appearance, reduced breakage, and improved filling.
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Automation hastens case-packing speeds and pack-pattern changeovers

Giant Snacks seeds growth in productivity with robotic pick-and-place packing equipment.
Secondary and tertiary packaging are shown
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Danone thermoforms PET for a niche line of products

Danone sought an alternative to an EBM bowl made of clarified PP, but it didn’t want to lose the bowl’s unusual shape or its clarity. The answer: PET and ‘open-mold’ tooling.
Compostable film wrap for Free Trade chocolates.
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Chocolate wrapped in compostable film

Alce Nero, an Italian consortium of organic producers and farmers, has chosen compostable material to wrap its range of Fair Trade chocolate.
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Vibrant heritage of sausage store embodied in new sleeve graphics

New design for beloved brand of U.K. pork sausages connects consumers' desire for authenticity with the product's vibrant heritage.
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Produce packaging gets QR and human-readable codes in single pass

Produce packaging supplier for the likes of Jolly Green Giant adds capabilities to print human-readable and QR codes in one pass, allowing consumers to learn about the origin of their products.

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